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Aqua Mix (Open to all ages)
If you’re looking for a challenging workout, get in on some intense water aerobics. This class uses flotation belts to keep you afloat while focusing on toning, cardiovascular, endurance and core work. 

Location: Memorial Park Community Center Lap Pool, 510 Bert St., Johnson City
Dates: Tuesday/Thursday
Time: 9:15-10:15 a.m.
Cost: $3/class or $25/month
To register: Register in person
For more info call: 423-434-5755
Instructor: Roanna Onks

Arthritis (50+)
This activity can help manage symptoms of arthritis. The pool is equipped with handicap lift.

Location: Memorial Park Community Center Therapy Pool, 510 Bert St., Johnson City
Dates: Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 11-11:40 a.m.
Cost: $3/class or $25/month
To register: Register in person
For more info call: 423-434-5755
Instructor: Heidi Perry

Cardboard Boat Race (Open to all ages)
Grab your family and friends and let’s build a boat! Each participant or group will create their own vessel in hopes of sailing it across the great watery divide (pool). Creative ideas, names and costumes are encouraged. Each vessel must be created with cardboard and adhesive materials to hold the vessel together. Boats can be made at home. A place will be made available at MPCC as the sail date approaches. Games and rules can be obtained at the center.

Location: Memorial Park Community Center Pool, 510 Bert St., Johnson City
Dates: Friday, Nov. 16
Time: 7-8 p.m.
Cost: $5/person
To register: Register in person
For more info call: 423-434-5755

Cardio Waves (Open to all ages)
This high-intensity water aerobics program is geared towards individuals looking to push their limits. All equipment is provided.

Location: Memorial Park Community Center Lap Pool, 510 Bert St., Johnson City
Dates: Monday, Wednesday, Friday  
Time: 6-7 p.m.
Cost: $3/class or $25/month
To register: Register in person
For more info call: 423-434-5755
Instructor: Heidi Perry

Homeschool Swim (Open to all ages)

Location: Memorial Park Community Center Teaching Pool, 510 Bert St., Johnson City
Dates: Tuesday and Thursday
T
ime: 2-4 p.m.
Cost: $3 (13 and older) $2 (12 and under)
To register: Register in person
For more info call: 423-434-5755
 
Kayak Roll (Ages 5 and older)
Need a place to practice with your kayak? Kayaks are not provided. This is not an open swim. You must be in your kayak the majority of the time. Requirements: must be able to swim 25 meters freestyle without stopping to participate.

Location: Freedom Hall Pool, 1320 Pactolas Road, Johnson City 
Dates: Tuesdays
Time: 7:35-8:45 p.m.
Cost: $2/class
To register: Register in person
For more info call: 423-461-4872

Lap Swim (Open to all ages)

L
ocation: Memorial Park Community Center Lap Pool, 510 Bert St., Johnson City
Dates/Times: Mon.-Fri. 7-8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.  Mon.-Thurs., 7-8:45 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Cost: $2/person.  Monthly pass is available - prices vary.  
To register: Register in person
For more info call: 423-434-5755
 
Location: Freedom Hall Pool, 1320 Pactolas Road, Johnson City
Dates: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
Time: 7:35-8:45 p.m.
Cost: $2/person
To register: Register in person
For more info call: 423-461-4872
 
Senior Lap Swim (Ages 55+)

Location: Memorial Park Community Center Lap Pool, 510 Bert St., Johnson City
Dates: Monday-Friday
Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Cost: $2/person.  Monthly pass is available - prices vary. 
For more info call: 423-434-5755
 
Masters Swimming (Ages 18+)
Join this group of adult swimming enthusiasts for organized workouts supervised by a professional coach. Participants range in ability from novice to former high school and college athletes. This motivational group will get you into shape, help train you for triathlons and improve your techniques.

Location: Freedom Hall Pool, 1320 Pactolas Road, Johnson City
Dates: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Time: 6-7 a.m.
Cost: $50/month
To register: Register in person
For more info call: 423-833-5595
Instructor: Chris Coraggio

Mommy and Me (Ages 4 and under)
Bring in your little one when the pool is less crowded for some quality swim time. The shallow end of the pool has been set aside just for you. Swim diapers are required for children who are not potty trained.

Location: Memorial Park Community Center Teaching Pool, 510 Bert St., Johnson City
Dates: Monday-Saturday
Time: 12-1:00 p.m.
Cost: $1/visit
To register: Register in person
For more info call: 423-434-5755

Open Swim (Open to all ages)

Location: Memorial Park Community Center LAP Pool, 510 Bert St., Johnson City
Dates/Times: Mon., Wed., Fri. 4-5:45 p.m. Fri., 7-8:45 p.m. Sat., 1-4:30 p.m.
Cost: $2 (12 and under) $3 (13+) Free (3 and under)
To register: Register in person
For more info call: 423-434-5755
 
Location: Freedom Hall Pool, 1320 Pactolas Road, Johnson City
Dates
/Times: Fri., 7:35-8:45 p.m. Sat., 1-4:45 p.m.
Cost: $2 (12 and under) $3 (13+) Free (3 and under)
To register: Register in person
For more info call: 423-461-4872

POOL PARTIES

Note: Saturday party room rentals are held during open swim time. The party room can be rented for one hour so guests can eat and open their gifts. Sunday parties are private parties that run in two-hour time slots. The time includes two hours with two lifeguards and up to 50 guests, which includes swimmers and non-swimmers. Additional fees are required for more guests. Guests will be asked to exit the water minutes 15 minutes prior to the end of their party and exit the building by the end of their party time slot.  

Location: Freedom Hall Pool, 1320 Pactolas Road, Johnson City
Dates/Times: Sat., 1-2 p.m., 2:10-3:10 p.m., 3:20-4:20 p.m.
Cost: Party room $25. Swimmers and non-swimmers $1/person per party guest
Dates/Times: Sun., 1-3 p.m. or 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Cost: $90/2 hours (2/hr. minimum includes lifeguard)
50-100 swimmers, add 1 guard $35/2 hrs.
101-150 swimmers, add 2 guards $70/2 hrs.
151-200 swimmers, add 3 guards $105/2 hrs.
To reserve and for more info call: 423-461-4872

Power Walking (Open to all ages)
This shallow water locomotion class is perfect for those who need a workout but require a low-impact program. A doctor’s clearance is advised before participating.

Location: Memorial Park Community Center Lap Pool, 510 Bert St., Johnson City
Dates: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Time: 10-10:45 a.m.
Cost: $3/class or $25/month
To register: Register in person
For more info call: 423-434-5755
Instructor: Heidi Perry

Scout Water Badges 
A time slot has been set aside for Boy and Girl Scout troops to work on their water skills needed to obtain badges. If you would like our team members to assist with instruction, please bring your skill requirements prior to your scheduled date. 
Patrons must exit the pool 15 minutes before the facility closes [typically closes at 9 PM].  

Location: Freedom Hall Pool, 1320 Pactolas Road, Johnson City
Dates: Thursdays
Times: 7:35-8:45 p.m.
Cost: $10/groups of 10
To reserve and for more info call: 423-461-4872

SilverSneakers® Splash (Ages: 50+)
Splash is a fun, energizing program that helps older adults take greater control of their health by encouraging physical activity and offering social events.

Location: Memorial Park Community Center Therapy Pool, 510 Bert St., Johnson City
Dates: Tuesday, Thursday
Time: 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Cost: Free for SilverSneakers® members, $3/non-members
To register: Register in person
For more info call: 423-434-5755

SWIM LESSONS (AGES 4-16)

Beginner: This level is for beginners who have had little or no experience in the water outside of the bathtub. Swimmers will work to gain confidence and competence in the pool environment, including submersion and breath control. To move into the intermediate level, the swimmer should be able to demonstrate going under water for 5 or more seconds, floating on front and back, doggie paddling and entering and exiting the water safely with little or no assistance.
Intermediate:  This level will allow beginners to complete all skills in the water with no assistance. Swimmers will start developing freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke. Before moving to the advanced level, swimmers must demonstrate floating on front and back and then regaining to their feet, streamline gliding on front and back with leg action, freestyle arm action with support, backstroke arm action with support, rolling to front and back, sculling and water safety knowledge.
Advanced: This session will develop competency in freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke. Swimmers will also begin learning butterfly and flip turns. Then the skills are completely learned at this level, the swimmer should be ready to join a swim team.

Location: Memorial Park Community Center Teaching Pool, 510 Bert St., Johnson City
Dates: Session 2: Sept. 17 – Oct. 3, Session 3: Oct. 15-Nov. 2, Session 4: Nov. 12-28
Times: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Beginners: 5:30-6 p.m., Intermediate: 6:40-7:10 p.m., Advanced: 7:15-7:45 p.m.
Cost: $40/session per child for all levels (consists of 30 minute sessions)
To register and for more info call: 423-434-5755

Water Aerobics (Open to all ages)
Get in shape and enjoy a shallow-water class which combines cardiovascular, muscle toning, balance and core work in a fun environment. No swimming skills required and all equipment is provided. A doctor’s clearance is required before participating.

Location: Memorial Park Community Center Lap Pool, 510 Bert St., Johnson City
Dates: Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 9-10 a.m.
Cost: $3/class or $25/month [both morning and evening]
To register: Register in person
For more info call: 423-434-5755
Instructor: Heidi Perry

Location: Memorial Park Community Center Lap Pool, 510 Bert St., Johnson City
Dates: Tuesday, Thursday
Time: 6-7 p.m.
Cost: $3/class or $30/month
To register: Register in person
For more info call: 423-434-5755
Instructor: Heidi Perry